Generally used to share a resource over a network, including files and folders as well as printers or other physical devices

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How do I mount as SYSTEM?

I want to mount a share as system. I need to run a TACKSCHEDULER task as "Run when not logged on", but I can't access my network drives: mount: R: on /cygdrive/r type ntfs ...
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No access from PC1 to PC2 with anything except ping

I'm partially a sysadmin at a company and one employee called me this morning that they have a weird network issue. The topology is the following: 2 PCs connected with a router that is connected to ...
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Cannot connect to the pc in same network

cannot connect to the pc in same network but it can ping each other. My PC is Windows XP other PC is Windows 7. When I open the Shared folder in Network places, It says that \Windows-7 is cannot ...
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How can I create a Submission folder inside a SAMBA share?

I have a Samba share running on CentOS 7. I am using ACL’s to control permissions for groups of users. I would like to be able to create a folder that a certain group has read/write/execute access to ...
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Windows 7: Accessing share over wifi

In an office a PC with Win7 has shared folders for less then 10 users, it is accessible over the wired network but it asks for password on wifi then drops me with asking it over and over again, when I ...
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Mapped network drive acess not working

I am using this script (making use of PsExec, and running it from the scheduld tasks) to map a network drive each time my computer is turned on to connecto to the WD My Cloud device: @ECHO OFF ...
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Opening a Homegroup folder share prompts for password

I have two PCs, both with their own local accounts. \\THINKPAD-T61P OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Username: Lappy \\Matthew-PC OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Username: Matthew Both of these ...
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Windows XP “Run Command” not connecting to network drives

This is a recent problem; I have 5 PC's on a home network and two PC's (desktop and laptop) that now have the following problem. To connect to an unmapped network drive, I would typically click Start ...
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Don't allow users to delete their home folder in Windows Server 2012

So i have this share setup, where i have the folder "users" shared and in that folder are 2 other folders for students and teachers and each one has folders for corresponding users. I have managed to ...
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Can access Windows share by IP or FQDN address but not by hostname

One of the lab computers at the school I administer is not able to access a any shares under the \\ad\data$ directory. I can access it from any other computer on the network. If I use the IP ...
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Script to automate copy files with a pattern over network

I am trying to automate some tasks... I have to do some development work on one machine and other parts on another machine, with communication through a network share. I would like to copy certain ...
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Connect from Android (ES File Explorer) to Windows 7 Share

I am having problems connecting from Motorola Razr HD phone to my Windows 7 PC's shared folders via ES File Manager. Until recently everything worked fine, I could see/copy files just fine. Not sure ...
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Ultimate way to use Picasa in a home network

I've been trying a lot of approaches but still didn't find any effective solution. I want gigs of photos in a network drive (a IOMega Home Media Network Drive, plugged to my wifi router). I'd like to ...
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Windows 7 Mapped Network Drive Multiplying to Create Duplicates all the way to Z:

A strange issue came in today from some users. At least two Windows 7 x64 boxes that have duplicate mappings of a network drive. The drive is not mapped with a log in script, but done manual through ...
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Since Windows 8.1 Cannot Access Network Shares on Windows Home Server 2011

I recently rebuilt my PC and installed Windows 8 Pro 64 bit - I was using it with few issues, and it was able access the shares on my Windows Home Server 2011 - although I had to enter user name ...
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How to increase mapped drive letters from Windows defaults?

I'm running out of drive letters to map my network drives. Does anyone know of a registry edit or any other way to increase the number of drive letters from the windows defaults (windows default is ...
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Access TrueCrypt mount over network

I'm running Linux Mint in a Virtual Machine (VMWare) with a Windows 7 as host. I shared one of my Windows partitions to access it in the Linux guest using Samba because of a problem with permissions I ...
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Is it possible to access password protected network shared folder without authentication?

Is it possible to access password protected network shared folder (shared by some-other user in the same network) without providing any of their credentials ?
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How to share a folder (directory) with an Android device?

Step by step, how does one share a folder (directory) that is on a Windows 7 system with an Android device? I want a true networking share (over Wifi), not an FTP connection. I would prefer not to ...
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Shared folders and C$

With WinXP in a corporate environment, one has to explicitly setup shared folders and define permissions for another user to be able to access them. So for folder XYZ on machine ABC another user could ...
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Map network drive for the SYSTEM user in Windows

I have a piece of software which needs access to files as if they are local to the machine, so I just mapped the network drive as a letter using net use. This works as expected, however the software ...
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If I begin a mass file deletion on a network share folder, what is the load on my local PC and what is the load on the network share PC/device?

All questions are based on Windows 7 64-bit PCs and/or a Synology NAS. I'm going through an aging file server and cleaning up thousands of old documents including e-mails and attachments and tons of ...
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Why is it bad to map network drives in Windows?

There has been some spirited discussion within our IT department about mapping network drives. In particular, it has been said that mapping network drives is A Bad Thing and that adding DFS paths or ...
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How to share any folder without password in Windows 8/10 in a home network if a Microsoft account is involved?

My question is: How to set up file sharing correctly, in a home network, with Windows 8/10, so sharing any folder with "Everyone" (File Explorer->Right click on ...
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How to stop windows explorer from trying to log in to a network share so many times after a password change

So typically, I'm logged into at least one network share with my Windows 8.1 machine. And every 30 days or so, I have to update my passwords on the network shares. However, if I attempt to access ...
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Cannot share folders in Windows Server 2008 R2

When I try to share a folder on Windows Server 2008 R2, I get following error message Windows File Sharing Your system administrator has blocked you from running this program The service ...
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Accessing Linux NFS Shares using Windows Explorer

I have a Linux Machine (CentOS 6.4) using which I exported a NFS Share. I'm pretty sure that this is an NFS Share since I Created an entry in /etc/exports Ran the command exportfs -avr Now when ...
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Quick way to share files on a PC with another PC that's NOT on the same network (work laptop on a domain, home PC on a home network)

I want to access a folder on my home desktop PC over my local home network from all our various laptops at home (just to backup photos and share media files). I tried simple Windows sharing, but one ...
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Showing Hidden Files as Hidden in Windows from Linux Samba Share of NTFS Drive

I have a Raspberry Pi which is using samba and ntfs-3g in order to share a USB external hard drive on my home network. On the hard drive, there are some files which are marked with the "Hidden" ...
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Deny acess to file-shares (SMB)?

There are security policies like: Deny logon locally Deny logon on through Remote Desktop Services Deny access this computer from network Is there any policy to deny specific users/groups to ...
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Default administrative share for external drive encrypted with BitLocker not created on startup

I have an external Hard Drive( F:\ ). I have this drive encrypted with Bitlocker 2 Go, and i turned automatic unlock on, on my laptop. I would like to access this drive, from my Virtual Machine, as ...
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Windows 7 “Could not reconnect all network drives” on boot

Windows 7 won't reconnect to my network drives on startup. Once it is done booting opening Windows Explorer and clicking each share will mount them. Windows 7 Enterprise N Service Pack 1 I have ...
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Laptop cannot find others devices on network

My laptop (1) cannot find the others devices on network such as pc1 and pc2 , but laptop 2 can find them . How can I connect it to the network ?
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Samba server not taking credentials on a windows machine

I had a series of problems with samba server. I have a ubuntu server 14.04 installed here on the office. I installed the samba server, and it worked correctly with a test folder. Then i installed a ...
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Default administrative share for external drive encrypted with BitLocker not created on startup

I have an external Hard Drive( F:\ ). I have this drive encrypted with Bitlocker 2 Go, and i turned automatic unlock on, on my laptop. I would like to access this drive, from my Virtual Machine, as ...
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How to use Google Drive when a network drive is required?

I have used Google Drive for backups for a while now (yes...I do encrypt certain files locally). I was in the situation where I had plenty of local storage and just moved my Google Drive directory ...
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Access a shared folder over the network

I'm on Windows 7, I created some user accounts with passwords, created some folders, shared every folder with the exact user I want to grant access to. Now, I want a given user to access his folder ...
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Linux Mount Windows Share Automatically when logon to Win Domain

I have Lubuntu 14.04 running and I have successful connected it to my Windows Domain Controller using Likewise-Open. I can log in my Lubuntu computer as any domain user (of course). Now, how can I ...
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Folder security vs folder share

This is for Win XP We got RW permission for a folder (and its sub-folders). When I logon into the PC using previleged ID I am able to read & write. Ex: D:\Folder But I am not able to write when ...
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Trouble scanning documents directly to a Server 2012 network share

We have a Ricoh Aficio SP 5210SF multifunction printer which is set up to send scanned documents to various network shares. Previously the printer was set up to send the scans to a user's folder on a ...
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Is there a way to update SMB protocols on legacy Synology products like USB Station 2?

I have been using a Synology USB Station 2 for some time. It was working fine with my Mac until I upgraded to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) & Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). After that upgrade, there's always ...
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What does “Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices” mean?

My Windows 8.1 has the setting "Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices": What exactly does this setting mean? Why would I want it? I have been unable to find any useful information ...
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“The system detected a possible attempt to compromise security. Please ensure that you can contact the server that authenticated you”

We have a Windows 7 environment with an SBS 2003 server (which is the office's DC, DNS server, DHCP server and file server). It's a small, non-profit organization, otherwise we would have been able to ...
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Can't connect to windows 8 share from any remote source. “The user name or password is incorrect.” error

I have a problem sharing my folders on local lan from one Windows 8 machine to.. practically anywhere (tried Android phone and other Windows 8 machine). As far as I know I do everything right: - When ...
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Ricoh Aficio MP171SPF: Scan to Folder not working

The scanning functionality on my MP171 is not working over my network. All the necessary configurations have been made using the web interface, but it cannot authenticate. It throws several different ...
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Action can't be completed - open in another program

I have two screens with two Explorer windows open. Both are showing different subfolders in the same network path. I pick a folder on the left window that I'd like to move to the right window, I drag ...
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unable to access network share and cannot access sql server on windows 8 over vpn

I was wondering if anyone has any tips on this issue I am having. I am running windows 8 and I basically have setup VPN exactly the same as how I have it setup on windows 7. But for some reason over ...
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How to always share “Seagate Expansion” as F [duplicate]

We have 10 "Seagate Expansion" drives that we use in rotation as backup storage devices. Whenever we swap the drives over the share gets broken. Is it possible since all the drives have the same name ...
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Win 7 how to access a shared folder with restricted access

I have seen many answers to various flavours of this question but no one gives a clear answer to a clear question. I would ask that any answer not generalize. Thanks! A 3 computer, peer to peer, ...